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  • bonfire toffee

    Bonfire Toffee

    Crowds of friends will love this dark, sticky, treacle bonfire toffee smashed in to bite sized pieces. Perfect for a bonfire night treat. For similar recipes visit bbcgoodfood.com Ingredients oil, for greasing 450g dark brown sugar 125ml hot water ¼ tsp cream of tartar 115g black treacle 115g golden syrup Method Line the base and

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    Mary berry lemon drizzle traybake

    Mary berry lemon drizzle traybake

    This really is our top favourite. It is always moist and crunchy. The cake needs to be still warm when the topping is added so that it absorbs the lemon syrup easily, leaving the sugar on top. Do allow the cake to cool a little though – if it is too hot the syrup will

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    Mary Berry's cake tips

    Mary Berry’s cake tips

    Cooking programmes like “The Great British Bake Off” make cake-baking look easy, but really it’s a scientific process. As I’m sure many bakers know, it’s extremely easy for a cake to go wrong but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t all have a go! Mary Berry’s cake tips will help with the most tricky cake fails so

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    Strawberry trifle

    Strawberry trifle

    With an abundance of Strawberrys around at the moment why not try this delicious, easy Strawberry trifle recipe. This is a perfect recipe for a treat after dinner or a BBQ party. If children are eating the trifle just leave out the alcohol. Ingredients * 1 punnet strawberries (you can use any soft fruit but

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    peach melba smoothie

    Peach Melba Smoothie

    Smoothies are a great alternative to sugary, fizzy pop and drinks that children seem to crave! The Peach melba smoothie tastes great and takes minutes to prepare. You could also try alternative fruits if your children are not keen on peaches. Ingredients 410g can peach halves 100g frozen raspberries, plus a few for garnish 100ml

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    How to teach kids to cook and not get stressed

    How to cook with kids and not get stressed

    The idea of cooking with your children and the reality can be two very different things. Learning how to cook with kids and not get stressed adds a new dimension in the kitchen! In your mind you’re wearing cheerful aprons, showing your little one the joys of baking and decorating beautiful little cupcakes together. When

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